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National Heritage Week looking for county ambassador volunteers

The Heritage Council, coordinator of National Heritage Week (August 18 to 26), has issued a call for people to get involved and promote Heritage Week in Mayo by becoming a county ambassador. The Heritage Council ‘County Ambassador Volunteer Programme’ seeks to recruit volunteers in every county. Located in the local Tourism Information Office throughout the week, the role of the county ambassador will be to provide tourists with information on what is happening in the local area as part of National Heritage Week.

Feile Tir na nOg

The feile is back this year to raise funds for the children's cystic fibrosis ward in Mayo General Hospital with a fundraising family day out in Murrisk on Sunday August 5 at 2pm.

Take part in National Heritage Week

People of Mayo are today being encouraged by the Heritage Council to get involved in National Heritage Week by organising an event in their community. National Heritage Week 2012 takes place nationwide from August 18 to 26. Online registration is now open and all events must be registered by May 31 for inclusion in the National Heritage Week Event Guide. To register your event log on to

An Taisce ‘F grade’ planning report is ‘flawed’ according to Mayo County Council

Mayo County Council has hit back at a report launched by An Taisce this week, which ranked Mayo as the fifth worst local authority in regard to planning decisions. Mayo County Council have also called for An Taisce’s position to be reviewed following the report’s publication, stating that “The report is a further indication of the urgent need to have the privileged position which An Taisce has enjoyed in the planning system reviewed as a matter of urgency.”

Crash victim laid to rest

The 52-year-old victim of a single vehicle traffic accident which occurred at Kilsallagh on January 2 was laid to rest on Thursday.

World record raises €10,245 on Croagh Patrick

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Six months after the world record breaking day the 11 climbers and their support team got to celebrate the magnificent achievement at Campbell’s Bar, Murrisk.

Heritage Week scales new heights

This year’s National Heritage Week, which ran from August 19-28, was reportedly the most successful incarnation of the event to date.

Conserving our heritage at Kiltullagh House

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National Heritage week runs until Sunday with a wide range of events being held across the country. It is the aim of the Heritage Council to protect and enhance the richness, quality and diversity of our national heritage for everyone and this week the Heritage Council works to increase awareness of Ireland’s national heritage and to highlight its importance to public policy and everyday life.

Heritage Week

National Heritage Week 2011 takes place from tomorrow (Saturday) to Sunday August 28, with some 1,200 events taking place throughout the country.

Mayo gets set for National Heritage Week

As County Mayo gets set to hold a record number of events for National Heritage Week, the Heritage Council coordinators of the week have issued a call for County Ambassadors in Mayo.


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